Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 21-Mar-2018 to 20-Jun-2018 (MST)
  • Aiken
  • Aiken, SC, USA
  • 7.25-8.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp.  Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

 

Typical Physical Demands:       

Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Occasionally requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.

 

Typical Working Conditions: 

Position is in wellness environment and outdoors.  May require automobile travel to branches, training, seminars or workshops.  Bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 lbs, verbal communication, hearing, seeing, 40% keyboard input, some sitting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervises a group of children
  2. Maintains group ratios and reports to supervisor as needed.
  3. Actively engages children during all aspects of the program to include comprehensive curriculum.
  4. Positively ID unfamiliar individuals that are picking up a child
  5. Introduce yourself to parents and learn their names being sure to address them by name when
  6. greeting during drop off or pick up times.
  7. Actively engages and/or leads 30+ minutes of vigorous activity with children each day.
  8. Document accident and incident reports
  9. If unable to work a shift, coordinate a substitute and notify supervisor
  10. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  11. Attends staff meetings and training.
  12. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary
  13. situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  14. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship building skills
  15. (including Listen First) in all interactions.
  16. Accepts and demonstrates the Character Development Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect,
  17. Responsibility, and Faith.
  18. Performs all other duties as assigned

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. At least 18 years of age
  2. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  3. Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting
  4. Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc.
  5. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 60 days of hire date.
  6. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

 

LOCATION: Various Locations in the CSRA

Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
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